Hyderabad: Coronavirus positive cases continue to maintain an upward curve in Telangana with 30 new cases reported on Thursday taking the total to 154 so far. Out of 154 coronavirus positive cases in Telangana,17 patients had recovered and were discharged, while nine persons, all from the Tablighi Jamaat cluster, died.
In Andhra Pradesh, the total number of cases stand at 161. On Friday AP registered first death due to covid 19 after a 55-year old man tested positive for the infection.
First covid19 death in Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh on Friday registered first death due to COVID-19 after a 55-year old man tested positive for the infection. He was admitted to a hospital on 30 on March after suffering from Hypertension Diabetes.
The deceased came in contact with his son, who travelled to Delhi and returned to Andhra on 17 March. Till Friday morning, the state registered a total of 161 positive cases.
Hyderabad city police beefed up security at Gandhi hospital
Security has been strengthened at the Gandhi Hospital with personnel from the Telangana State Special Police following Wednesday’s assault on a duty doctor in the coronavirus isolation ward by a patient.
Village in AP declared 'red zone' after man tested COVID-19 positive
After a man was tested positive for coronavirus, the local administration has declared Muppalla village in Krishna district as red zone.
CM Chandrashekar Rao to pay full salary and incentives for medical and police staff
Chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao said that the government will pay a full month’s salary and an additional incentive to medical and health staff and the police employees for March.
Student travel home by foot from Nagpur dies in Telangana
A 23-year-old youth hailing from Namakkal district in Tamil Nadu died reportedly of dehydration and exhaustion at a temporary shelter at Marredpally police limits in Hyderabad.
Industries in AP running with safety precautions amid covid19 outbreak
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Telangana govt launches 'fact check' website to counter misinformation on COVID-19
In a bid to counter misinformation about the spread of COVID-19 in the state, the Telangana government launched a dedicated website.
The website (https://factcheck.telangana.gov.in) debunks false claims that are widely circulated on social media amid the statewide lockdown in place until mid-April.
23 Tablighi Jamaat attendees test positive for coronavirus in Warangal
Twenty three people who had attended the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Nizamuddin in Delhi tested positive for coronavirus on Friday. Out of the 23 people, 19 are from Warangal Urban district.
Mosques refrain from organizing Friday prayers amid coronavirus outbreak
The managements of the mosques in cooperation with the City Police observed Friday with strict implementation of social distancing.
Either the mosques refrained from organizing Friday prayers or those who held the prayers ensured that no more than five or six people were there.
Andhra youth commits suicide accusing police for thrashing him during lockdown
A youth committed suicide at a police station in Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur after having been detained for defying the coronavirus lockdown
Srinivas, made a selfie video stating that the police are the reason for his death and committed suicide by hanging himself to a tree within the premises of the police station....